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thousands of pro-gun activists in the u.s. sought to rally as america graces itself for protests against president obama's proposals to. show. a week of angry demonstrations in the west bank culminates in fresh clashes with israeli security forces this after a mansion in support of striking palestinian prisoners was met with tear gas and stun grenades. britain loses its cherished top credit rating for the first time in decades the downgrade grounded a. government failure. and a shift in britain's fashion world as more and more designers bucked the trend of using flawless models opting instead for the ordinary imperfections of everyday.
life from this is on. a worldwide news it's good to have you with us today. thousands of pro-gun activists in the united states ready to take part in a day of resistance and an act of defiance against president obama's tighter gun laws agenda ultimately calling his plans unconstitutional as aussies guy nature can report so it's not just words they're ready to use to protect their right to bear on. part of america now favor some form of gun control especially in the wake of tragic mass shootings. while the other is getting ready to fight against any significant regulations they're preparing for what they call the invasion of feds by arming themselves to the teeth were mobile i think we actually got three that are very different from what i felt without it and we're proud of that of course it and i would be really qualified right. yes that is the basis of.
a police chief in pennsylvania mark kessler is training private citizens to become snipers and resist what they call it tyrannical government if need be trust me when i tell you this i mean i will take my uniform off and i will stand with freedom before i stand with the ironical folks absolutely not i will not in any way shape or form support anything that goes against the constitution or the second amendment sheriff associations from eleven states said they would ignore any law passed in washington that would significantly regulate guns we won't enforce federal regulations or federal laws were not required so there's a separation of powers then and we won't there is a tradition in american thought. of states doing what they want despite what the federal government says of course that led to the civil war well now we see a revival of the same kind of philosophy well we don't like what washington says so
we're going to do our own thing we have the right to do it well no they don't they're part of this country whether they like it or not and and federal laws will be enforced. the obama administration says they're not going to take away people's guns they just want to ban certain types of assault rifles which are more appropriate for war then for civilian defense but which have become the weapon of choice used in mass shootings in america the administration also wants to enforce background checks on all gun sales currently forty percent of weapons in the u.s. are sold without any background check but gun rights advocates see it as the first step towards disarming the nation there will be more bad like she believes in a belt or in the future ok the people who got to do that would do that while people like jim are gearing up for the second coming of hitler supporters of gun control points to staggering statistics the gun murder rate in the us is almost twenty times higher than in the next twenty two which is nations
combined that's unimaginable in any other industrial democracy that an argument would be made in favor of owning guns for the purposes of overthrowing the government and made by the high court the solution. making democracy stronger. by guns which imo strike. america's split over priorities according to the pew research center currently fifty percent of americans say controlling gun ownership is the more important priority while forty six percent say it is to protect the right of americans to own guns people choose different ways to stand up for liberty as they see it one owner of a pizza shop in virginia beach offers a fifteen percent. discount to those who come in with guns all they have to do is show me that they're carrying a weapon. or they can show me their concealed weapons permit and they can get the discount miscellany says eighty percent of his customers have brought guns into the
pizza shop since he introduced the deal one even came in with an a k forty seven one question of why is this when people here talk about protecting their freedoms with weapons that are designed for war to these people have such little trust in their democratic system to the point when they think of boat is not enough to secure their rights and that they need a stack of deadly weapons at home to do that in washington. well it looks like americans will not learn about weapon laws online we have a story of a ten year old boy taken into custody after not concealing his toy gun.
this is a joint force of french and african troops have sustained the heaviest casualties yet in the military campaign against islamist rebels and mali after thirteen chaldean soldiers were killed in fighting in the north i mean while the us has deployed one hundred troops in neighboring tunisia it says to assist the french led intervention with intelligence support for the french intervened in their former african a colony last month to stop an offensive by islamist rebels who are now waging a deadly guerrilla war the operation has nevertheless won france's president of peace prize from the un cultural agency unesco for his quote a valuable contribution to stability in mali social justice activist. says the award could encourage further foreign intervention on that continent. but so what is this reward actually encouraging it presumably encouraging others to follow the
example of the french over invading africa territories in africa it's an invasion on behalf of nato and the u.s. and its africa troops and is aimed at the economic and political interests of. france the problem here is that this is a political crisis and it can be resolved only by political means by sending in the warriors the troops the planes and the bowie he doesn't resolve the problem and as we can see it's actually exacerbate it and they claim. that they have been invited to come into mali by a government but it is being an illegitimate government and it's outrageous that the un should be censured such or such a policy i guess that unesco feels that this is what what needs to be rewarded. it's good to have you with us here on ars he today fierce clashes between
palestinians and israeli defense forces erupted across the west bank capping a week of protests in support of hunger striking palestinian prisoners in israeli jails dozens of demonstrate his reportedly go to injuries from tear gas and rubber bullets used in response to them holing stones and burning tires for palestinian prisoners have been on a hunger strike for more than two hundred days of them held without trial and two others rearrested often being released in a prisoner exchange deal a deterioration in their conditions has led to widespread calls for their release palestinian officials warning of a big crisis if the israeli government fails to listen to the u.n. chief is also called to act but policy a media analyst says the current international pressure on israel is simply not enough. that media solution that comes up to everybody's mind right now is just an immediate release of palestinian prisoners you don't have to go through. and
process in order to get a fair trial if there was anything let alone most of the prisoners were actually released and. deal last year and they were. kidnapped one more time and put in prison again so the whole thing is unfair. how else in the end prisoners on the other hand i really wish as every other palestinian which is just more involvement of the international community human rights organization international organization just put more pressure on israel and especially the legal system because it's very unfair. bly a lot of injustice where the palestinian as we are constantly seen as a lower class or people who don't really deserve any rights most people enjoy in the world. treatment of palestinian prisoners is not the only issue televisa these courting controversy on a bit later this hour here on out c report on how it allows a u.s.
israeli company to drill for oil on land internationally considered to be a part of syria. and syria itself an influential rebel group pulls out of key international meetings aimed at helping and the bloody civil war all of it fresh outbreaks of fierce fight. at a ten minutes past the hour moscow time in the fashion industry everything revolves around women being told and slim and. muscular but the people buying the clothes being advertised often don't meet those standards and it seems some design is are starting to realize you don't need to look perfect in order to structure stuff on the catwalk. investing it's. that is a very very odd he said prior to modeling say character means five knowledge small or that is anything he hasn't got every comic out you can think of that's what we supply meets robin he's a successful fashion model he works for london agency i'll be representing over
a thousand mortals aged eighteen to one hundred in the most diverse shapes and sizes it's really important to her character prices in the industry and i think there's enough good looking people around. me why i'm not think you know kind of people with quirky you know expressive prices get far more work on fashion and the advertising is changing to make room for models who look more like real people do you think now that there's a strong the demand for people on your models because people sideboard of the kind of normal you know six foot to have a chisel and all of that looks exactly right you know people's body shapes and faces and. so we should look at them and really embrace some really katie green found out all about the pressures of the fashion industry when she was chosen to be the face of wonderbra and signed to a major modeling agency yass new for me thing and then though told me i needed to lose two stars now i'm five foot ten and the size twelve i wouldn't it's been about
the bones you know i'm perfectly healthy as it is and they wants me to lose too so that's a size eight i called my parents off limits and just in floods of tears saying that i confronted but it's been a model five years and she's not only working as a successful plus size model but is also campaigning to ban underweight models from catwalks and fashion spreads its old persons the functions are this person's a big campaigns to somebody who looks so small and none of us know more about you know how about being made here is a very sort of fantasy related industry it's all based on an aberration and nothing in these magazines is real the majority of british women now measure in a size. fourteen or above design a sample size that a skinny model was down the catwalk is a minuscule size zero the difference is huge big brands of beginning to realize that consume is one to see models that they can identify with major fashion design
is a topping into the changes and introducing largest size says it's definitely some type of shakeup going on in the industry enough to get that you know in the future you would typically see that this becomes more the norm and we probably won't call it prefers any more it will be just the fashion it's a profit at the end of the day businesses want to make money so if there's a market there where you haven't actually tapped into a new you could do is create products both bigger size the numbers show business men business women every old woman do that in the same model as i've you know dell has one my mother says the only model is time for you my job campaigns play by days on calvin klein and these classes so there's no obvious a close even done that so you know he's a supermodel for the most halls of u.k. women now officially plus size and individuality suddenly on trend it seems that the fashion industry is finally waking up to reality. at sea london. all right have more news on after the break here on out.
secret laboratory. to build the world's most sophisticated. fortunately doesn't sound anything to mission to teach the creation why it should care about humans. this is why you should care only. for joining us here on our day the u.k. has been stripped of its. jolt to the british government moody's ratings agency says there are many years of trouble ahead for the country due to its growing debt and the opposition has dubbed the move a catastrophic failure by the british finance chief and he remains adamant that his austerity policy will not change professor rodney shakespeare says the strategy is completely ignoring the plight of the people. the fact of the matter is the rating
agencies and dog was formed off part of a global feat which thinks it can suck up wealth from the gulf nation and over time not the son with whether or not people have jobs whether or not living standards are declining they claim that the independents have something to observations they did not notice the great classes coming in two thousand and eight and the reason why they didn't use is that they assume that the whole system is working well and only has ups downs and they can't see this become profoundly profit things we got out hand and it's going downhill great exegesis in bed with the global elite and with the existing gotten in a gigantic conspiracy against the bulk of the people. little bit later today here on scars from stacy hope it will be presenting a madcap yet morbid way for europeans to escape the growing economic hardships.
do a side by roller coaster of course is a european who's invented this aesthetic death machine and that looks like the solution to the economic crisis across europe so it's banker assisted suicide so this is different than police assisted suicide or people run out to a hail of bullets hoping to get killed because they lost all hope here it's banker assisted suicide so you let your bankers perform the glock rollercoaster of financial a proxy a toxic death machine and with the hope that you won't survive because you'd rather not live in a world where barclays bank runs your government like so many puppets on a string. my scars are a bit later in the program here in our city for now those syria's main opposition
group the syrian national coalition it says is pulling out of a series of international gatherings looking to resolve the deadly civil conflict of the group will skip the friends of syria meeting in rome as well as should you will talk to russia and the u.s. all of this over what it sees as a total lack of international condemnation of the assad government or the rebels accused of moscow's or multiple civilian killings with the same accusations being penned. a musician militias are widely suspected of being behind a devastating bomb blast in damascus on thursday that is thought now to have killed about one hundred people out into the tension rebel fighters have reportedly learned to types against hezbollah targets at the syrian lebanese border activist chandan believes the syrian conflict is being did liberally push to ride across the frontier. what is true. this has been trying to orchestrate in syria is also trying to impact on his blog which is a historical revenge act especially seeing not of the resistance movement hizbullah
expelled for the israeli occupation in two thousand and also beat them in a battle in july two thousand and six now an open confrontation with hizbollah by means of nato or particularly the white settlers are new state will probably is not the ideal situation the ideal situation is to get brown skinned people to do it themselves light like they that they've developed in the in the lebanese civil civil war so for the west it's an ideal situation doesn't matter how much what capacity the f.s.a. and the other terrorist have got in syria it's the ideal situation for them to ratchet up tensions against his blood and to really not divide and rule but divide and destroy you which is the name of the imperialist game currently. israel could already be trying to capitalize on the syrian crisis while damascus is busy fighting rebels at home israel has given a us company a license for oil digging in the golan heights land annexed from syria but internationally still considered of its own territory investigate in the story sees
paul asleep. off to israel decided last year to allow for oil and gas exploration in the go allowed genie energy was awarded the license to drill but the new jersey based company still needs further work permits for drilling to commence and this is a process that could still take several years the company is headed by none other than the golan heights residents and a former general and could cabinet minister the company's shareholders reportedly also include rupert murdoch and one of the company's advisors is former u.s. vice president dick cheney geological tastes have indicated that potential for oil and foreign oil discovery in the golan heights which is all captured from syria back in the one nine hundred sixty seven six day war in one nine hundred eighty israel and mixed the area in a move that is not recognized internationally in the strategic area has seen exciting extensive israeli settlement construction it is also the signs of
a major israeli wind turbine project the golan stein's has has been at the heart of previous talks between israeli and syrian leaders damascus is demanding its full return and there was concern that as the syrian revolt threatens the president bashar assad's rule israel is digging in its heels on the golan heights it was also an observation that on the eve of almost every kind of all visits to israel by american officials the israeli government has without fail angered the americans by coming up for example with announcements of settlement expansion in the west bank president obama is due to visit israel at the end of march and no doubt the state department is likely to criticize this permit as they do not recognize the area as being part of israel. reporting that now a french movie star. is now a fully signed up russian citizen who's formally taking up residence in the capital
of russia's republic of mordovia. exclusively why there. are words. you want to be bizarre. we have more of a. new homeland france complaining of high tax rates an. exclusive interview and a very bizarre one as well had online you can see it yourself. also what i call right now u.s. scientists develop a non-organic zombie cell that copies its living prototype but even out forms that there are other disturbing details on the web site for you right now. online but not off limits and could become the first western nation to introduce websense the ship as it aims to outlaw internet pornography the government claims the move is necessary to protect children but is already being challenged by freedom of speech activists. in the u.k.
pirate party says the ban could be used for an all out clamp down on internet freedom. we think another area of the world where freedoms are being eroded a century these proposals show yet again the lack of technical knowledge of the heart of our kind of politics our politicians and of the real objection to this culture post or is that there is no magic switch that we can push that will actually do what being proposed is actually using the same kind of technology which is indistinguishable from other kinds of filtering the bible this term used in news around the world now there's quite a high bar for installing it but once you do it can be used for any purpose we often hear governments praising internet freedom abroad so for example in the context of the arab spring but are unable to all know about home. and yemen
now to open up the update where troops have reportedly shot the protests to dead and wounded nearly ten more during clashes in the city of eight. days after four people were killed during demonstrations to mark the one year anniversary of the president being elected and yemenis have longed for for independence from the north saying they want to build a socialist and fast state. six underground tanks storing nuclear waste leaking in washington state the governor says the report is disturbing but insists that there's no immediate health risk to humans the site with two hundred aging tanks holding millions of liters of radioactive material is the most contaminated nuclear area in america. and at least two people have been killed in heavy floods are wreaking havoc across australia is northern coast and evacuation order has been issued for residents saying the bad weather is likely to stay and put people's lives at risk of the country's frequently hit by severe weather during the summer
season with swings between heat waves and terentia will rain. but a recent study on the use of three d. printers for biomedical use proves parts of the human body can be recreated with just some injectable gel made of living cells and well what about such technology though being used to resurrect a complete human being from the possed. oftenest one is the street of new york. just two people would like to see being brought back to life. who would you three d. print from history this week let's talk about that i mean reported bring so in the life of a character oh yeah like super mario or. their elmo yeah
i got it thirty were my best friends oh someone you know that's a good idea frederick douglass. want you to king. and malcolm x. do you think that they would appreciate where society is today to be honest with you there would be a little disappointed abraham lincoln yeah the classic president right is that we're everybody says no no one said that yes i mean lincoln's pretty hot great no you know people like lincoln him walking around his beard would be good yeah yeah and he'd be like what the how did you do it this country while i've been bad boy that i guess the purpose of these questions is to see you know how the past would deal with the president yeah definitely what do you how do you think they would deal with that i mean how would mozart deal with music sampling you know reproductions of like that that would be amazing to see what he would do it would probably lay off the auto and you don't know the bottom line is three d.